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Neon in Nevada Photograph Collection

Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (1 shared binder of slides)
Location: Photo Collection Slides

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Related Materials:
Young Electric Sign Company Records, 1920-1991. MS-00403. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Collection Contents:
The Neon in Nevada Photograph Collection contains black-and-white and color slides of neon signs from cities and towns in Nevada from 1913 to 1989. The collection includes slides from Las Vegas, Reno, Boulder City, Laughlin, Henderson, Lovelock, Winnemucca, Elko, Wells, McGill, Ely, Eureka, Austin, Hawthorne, and Carson City. The collection also includes slides from the Young Electric Sign Company (YESCO) that depict the "sign graveyard" in Las Vegas, Nevada of broken and retired neon signs.